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Content is King but Distribution is King Kong: DBS 2015

Sunday 15 March, 2015

In a final session at last week’s Digital Broadcasting Symposium, a panel of experts looked at monetizing new digital developments.
Steve Ahern reviewed Pandora’s success, using its publicly available annual financial statements. He compared the traditional radio business model with the model of emerging music streaming technologies.
Radio companies have these characteristics:

New ways to connect and interact via digital radio: Joan Warner at DBS2015

Friday 13 March, 2015

Radio needs to give tech savvy consumers in Asia new ways to connect and interact.

Digital Radio can help broadcasters achieve that, according to the Asia PacifIc Chair of WorldDMB and Commercial Radio Australia CEO  Joan Warner.

She gave this keynote speech to the Digital Broadcasting Symposium in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia last week.


How Asia Pacific Adoption of DAB+ can drive Innovation

Radio is still one of the most influential, most loved and most used of media in this region.

Latest Optimod features sync for Digital, FM and Streaming signals

Saturday 07 March, 2015
The Digital Broadcasting Symposium in Malaysia this week was accompanied by an exhibition of the latest professional digital equipment for radio and tv broadcasters.

While at the Symposium, radioinfo's Steve Ahern found out about the latest features on the newest Orban Optimod, the processor of choice of some of the big radio broadcast networks.

OPTIMOD-FM 8600 is Orban’s flagship processor.

It features versatile five-band and two-band processing for both analog FM transmission and digital media.

Staying in analog radio is a dead end: Digital Broadcasting Summit KL

Tuesday 03 March, 2015

Transmission expert Les Sabel told broadcast managers and engineers in Kuala Lumpur today that staying in analog transmission is a “dead end.”

Most Asian countries are well behind Australia in launching digital radio.

Sabel, a technical consultant for CRA and World DMB, was speaking at a workshop on Digital Radio in the lead up to the official opening of the Digital Broadcasting Summit tomorrow in Malaysia.

He told delegates the cost of inaction on digital radio “is that listeners will go somewhere else.”

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